The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 30 October 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 30 October 2021

PUMMEL(Verb) : प्रहार

  • Meaning: to defeat someone easily at a sport
  • अर्थ: खेल में किसी को आसानी से हराना
  • Synonyms: bash, batter
  • Antonyms: compliment, fail
  • Example: The boxer had pummeled his opponent into submission by the end of the fourth round.

SCALDING(Adjective) : धधकते हुए

  • Meaning: If a liquid is scalding, it is extremely hot
  • अर्थ: यदि कोई तरल पदार्थ खुरच रहा है, जो बहुत गर्म है
  • Synonyms: blazing, blistering
  • Antonyms: cold, cool
  • Example:  Against her will, hot scalding tears burst from her eyes and down her cheeks.

SUBJUGATE(verb) : अधीन करना

  • Meaning: to treat yourself, your wishes, or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs
  • अर्थ: अपने आप को, अपनी इच्छाओं को, या अपनी मान्यताओं को अन्य लोगों या उनकी इच्छाओं या विश्वासों से कम महत्वपूर्ण मानना
  • Synonyms: conquer, enslave
  • Antonyms: lose, release
  • Example: Reporters must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to balance.

BACKSTOP (noun) : सुरक्षा

  • Meaning: an emergency precaution or last resort.
  • अर्थ: एक आपातकालीन एहतियात या अंतिम उपाय।
  • Synonyms: safeguard, preventive measure, insurance.
  • Antonyms: constraint, limitation, restriction, sanction.
  • Example: They want the Democrats to act as a backstop for this wild nonsense.

SWATHE (noun) : लपेटना

  • Meaning: a large part of something that includes several different things.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज़ का एक बड़ा हिस्सा जिसमें कई अलग-अलग चीज़ें शामिल होती हैं।
  • Synonyms: envelope, stretch, area, track.
  • Antonyms: brink, border, boundary, margin.
  • Example: These people represent a broad swathe of public opinion.

Altruist (Noun) : दानशील

  • Meaning: who make charitable donations
  • अर्थ: जो धर्मार्थ दान करते हैं
  • Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, charitable, humanitarian, philanthropist, generous
  • Antonyms: self-centered, self-concerned, selfish.
  • Example: Animals can have more altruistic behavior than humans.

Ameliorate(Verb) : सुधारना

  • Meaning: To make better
  • अर्थ: बेहतर करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: Amend, better, improve, upgrade
  • Antonyms: worsen, reduce, diminish
  • Example: The editor ameliorated the manuscript with his changes.

FACET (Noun) :  विशेषता

  • Meaning: a particular aspect or feature of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु का कोई विशेष पहलू या विशेषता।
  • Synonyms: angle, appearance, character, feature, front
  • Antonyms: back, rear
  • Example: The yoga philosophy maintains that the breath is the most important facet of health.

INCUMBENT (adjective) : बंधन

  • Meaning: obligatory, devolving
  • अर्थ: बाध्यकर अनिवार्य, विकासशीलबाध्यकर
  • Synonyms: binding, necessary, compelling, urgent
  • Antonyms: unnecessary
  • Example: Upon the duty incumbent upon all thinkers to investigate for themselves rather than to accept the authority of others.

INCIPIENT (Adjective) : शुरू

  • Meaning: in the beginning stages.
  • अर्थ: शुरुआत के चरणों में।
  • Synonym: nascent,, basic, beginning, commencing, elementary, fundamental
  • Antonym: developed, grown, mature
  • Example: He, too, was found to be suffering from incipient tuberculosis.
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